Visual arts are those which are created primarily for visual perception, such as painting, sculpture, illustration, photography or graphic design. Aside from those categories, other items which belong here include media conglomerates, resources, and models.
Absolute Arts is a website where you can find out how to purchase, collect, research and read about art. The site has information on both historical and contemporary artists. You can also find current art news on this site. The site information on more than twenty thousand contemporary artists.
The Art Fund is an independent organization that seeks to make art available for free to everybody in the United Kingdom. One of the most interesting aspects of the Art Fund website is the list of art works it has helped to save. You can also read about the Fund's current campaigns.
Compilation of art history links, including by time period, by geographic location and by style.
Art History Net
Resource portal about art, including its history, guide to art galleries and schools, and more.
The Art Junction is a website that helps students and teachers pursue artistic and educational objectives. This site has dedicated sections for arts teachers and for kids interested in art. You can also find artists trading cards on this website, useful for promoting greater knowledge about artists.
Art Line is a website that provides content and access to information about fine art. One of the site's most useful features is its art dealer directory, which is sorted geographically. The site has information on a variety of art works including painting, sculpture, drawing and photography.
The Art Magick website is a virtual gallery where you can find long lost paintings, especially from the 19th century. The website also has poetry if you wish a contrast to visual art. You can also consult art cards here. There is also an art forum where you can discuss art with other people here.
Provides a teachers guide for teaching college or university students about the history, development and use of multimedia. Includes links on the syllabus to a comprehensive selection of articles.
Arts Editor is a news website that provides commentary on news and current affairs. You can access recent articles from the site. You can also access the site's extensive archive of articles dating back to 1999. Books from be purchased from the site's e-store.
The Asia Art website provides plenty of resources for Asian art appreciation. The website covers Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Thai, Korean, Malaysian and Indonesian art. You can also learn about Chinese artists such Zhao Wei, Liu Cunhui, Soraya Runckel and Meng Xiangshun.
An on-line journal for "the study and exhibition of the arts of Asia," includes links to associations, exhibitions, as well as showcases various galleries and articles about the arts. A calendar of events and an online discussion forum are included.
The Asian Art online journal is dedicated to the study and exhibition of the arts of Asia. You can also find out exhibitions of Asian art, articles and associations interested in Asian art. The articles section of the website, with contributions by both experts and amateurs, covers topics such as Tibetan art and contemporary Chinese art.
History of various art types from across the world, including the Renaissance, Rococo, China, Akhenaten and more. Also includes various essays such as what are should accomplish and the history of painting.
Christian Computer Art
The collection of Christian clipart includes general Christian art, maps of the Holy Land, line drawings, and other clipart resources for church newsletters, Bible studies, invitations, or web sites.
From this site, kids can print free coloring pages and sheets in a variety of categories, including the Bible, animals, fairy tales, food, holidays, nature and other topics, including dot-to-dot pictures and mazes.
Colored Pencil Society of America
Art organization for those who enjoy working with these specialized pencils and also has information on paper making for those artists who have a DIY bent. Membership is also available viia the site.
Features calligraphy embellished with flowers. Image galleries of poems that have been matted and framed. Offers floral calligraphy gifts for every occasion custom work with a choice of verses, poems or vows.
Famous Artworks Exhibition
Browse art history by theme, such as Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and more or find out about the latest 20th Century art forms including Pop Art, Picasso and Cubism, Matisse and Fauvism. Also includes a section on Japanese art and architecture.
Friends of Dard Hunter Inc
The Friends of Dard Hunter Inc is an organization that seeks to educate the public about the book arts, papermaking and other achievements of Dard Hunter (1883-1966). You can find an introductory biography of Dard Hunter here. The organization also provides scholarships for students as well.
Sponsoring exhibitions throughout the world, its current, past, and upcoming exhibitions are featured, with addresses and schedules. Featured artists and works are highlighted, and an online shopping area is included. A private area of the is also available for those with a login.
This website is dedicated to street art and graffiti in the many forms that it takes. The site has photos of graffiti from locations around the world, including the USA, Europe and art on trains. You can also find a list of recommended graffiti websites here. The site also has information on murals dedicated to the events of September 11, 2001.
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
Represents a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated especially by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection in New York, New York.
Henry Moore Foundation
The Henry Moore Foundation is a registered charity that seeks to promote the education of the public in their appreciation of the works of Henry Moore and the fine arts. The Foundation also has research fellowships for students and researchers active in the art field. You can also find out about current exhibits at the Henry Moore Institute here.
Himalayan Art Resources website, striving to educate and further research on Himalayan Art. Contains a virtual museum with images of University and privately owned collections, as well as attempts to document all Himalayan art objects known to man.
International Color Consortium
The ICC is a membership organization that provides standards on color. You can read the Consortium's specification documents to make sure that you are meeting their exacting standards. The website will likely be of interest to print manufacturers, professional photographers, the press and others who work with images.
International Gallery of the Arts
The International Gallery of the Arts is an online gallery and art resource Web center. Artists can also promote their work by listing their website in the Art Directory. You can also find amusing photographs of bicycles and other scenes. Artists can also post their work on the website's Expose Page.
Joe Payne Photography
Joe is a leading Raleigh wedding and portrait photographer whose relaxed, natural style blends elegant wedding photojournalism with artistic portraiture.
A virtual Jewish art museum presenting a selection of Judaica paintings, objects, photographs and documents. Browse the gallery, or find random pieces, as well as add your own masterpieces.
Just Write Studios
Specializes in calligraphy and engraving to turn your gifts into special keepsakes to be treasured forever. Fine craftsmen use their expertise in free-hand engraving of glass, crystal, and metal. All calligraphy is done by hand in a script of your choice to give extra meaning to any special occasion.
Kids Deserve Art
The Kids Deserve Art web site allows kids to make and share their art; with workshops for parents and their children, and art group activities. Its press and testimonials are featured, along with its customer service policies and shipping information.
This website is dedicated to helping you understand the art work of Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968), a noted French artist. The site explains all of Duchamp's major art works, with images. You can also find information on his student life and his days as a student.
This website is dedicated to the art work of two famous European artists, Matisse and Picasso. You can find out about how these famous artists interacted and find a general introduction to Modernist art. The website also provides a biography of both of these famous men.
Museum of Bad Art
Using the motto, "Art too bad to be ignored," MOBA celebrates and preserves a variety of bad art and contains the museum's varied collection and recent acquisitions here. One can also purchase items from the museum's gift shop, join, or contribute to its work.
Objects of Curiousity
Featuring found object assemblage art, the site includes kinetic and illuminative sculpture and assemblage art by artist Dan Levin. Includes an artist portfolio and image gallery.
Online Professional Visual Artists Forum
Online exhibitions of member's artwork is conducted and themed art competitions are held monthly, with the winners chosen by a vote of registered members. Discussion and comments on highlighted works are encouraged.
Covers pageants, fashion, modeling, prom, and talent competitions. Featuring prom dresses, homecoming dresses, quinceanera dresses, evening gowns, and social occasion gowns.
Pigments Through the Ages
This website explains how pigments have been used in painting through the ages. You can learn here how painters have created their colors over time, with a particular focus on early twentieth century art. You can also find histories of specific paint pigments like green, orange and red here.
Shapes and Uses of California Indian Basketry
This website is a great place to learn about the early material culture of California. Through photos and commentary on Indian basketry, you can learn how early native peoples lived their lives in California. The website also covers basket weaving methods used by native peoples.
The independent Artists and Repertoire (A&R) vehicle connects unsigned artists, bands, songwriters and composers with major record labels, publishers, and film and TV music supervisors. Its membership information and policies are outlined.
The Zymoglyphic Museum
The only repository for the study and display of Zymoglyphic art, artifacts, and natural history in the world. The creativity of the region is represented mainly through the assemblage of natural objects. Features special exhibits of natural object assemblage and maintains a curiosity cabinet of items that reflect the spirit of Zymoglyphic culture.
There She Is, Mrs. America
Article by a woman who competed in the pageant, what she needed to do, and what she went through.
Web Gallery of Art
The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum dedicated to European painting. With more than eighteen thousand reproductions, art students will find this website particularly interesting. The website also has a glossary of art terms, something that art novice will appreciate.
William Morris Society
The William Morris Society website provides information about this influential nineteenth century British writer and artists. You can also find the Society's lectures here. The website provides an extensive guide to Morris' writings and how to research him.
Created by Raymond Sepulveda, the site has been online in one form or another since 1998, the artist's work has been described as being equal parts cute and disturbing. Featured is a journal of his work, and a gallery of his artwork. Post archives are included.
A portal and directory of alternatives to Western mainstream culture on the Web. Features include ZNN alternative news, alternative events listing, articles and editorials on alternative subjects, and more.